is an American game show
that aired on ABC
from April 8 to December 20, 1985, with reruns airing on the USA Network
from March 31 to December 26, 1986.Peter Marshall
was the host and John Harlan
was the announcer for the series, which was produced by Merrill Heatter
Productions, in association with Peter Marshall Enterprises.
Two contestants (one being the returning champion), with the help of four celebrity panelists, attempted to solve phrase puzzles (similar to Wheel of Fortune
) consisting of two to six words. The board consisted of six video monitors arranged two high and three wide, with a star at each corner of a monitor. Each celebrity was under three of the gameboard's 12 stars; four of them were lit up to start each game (earlier in the run, only two were lit up to begin a game). Only the home viewers were shown how many words were in the puzzle at the start of each game.
A contestant chose a celebrity and specified a row and a star in the stated position lit up. The host read a question to the celebrity who provided a response based on a choice of answers. As on Marshall's more-famous Hollywood Squares
, the contestant agreed or disagreed with the celebrity's response. A contestant retained control until they agreed with a wrong answer or disagreed with a correct answer.
When a group of four stars formed a box around a monitor, a correct agree/disagree was needed to reveal the letters or word contained therein. The contestant then had a... Read More